Stolen Shakespeare, George W. dum gum, Sgt. Pepper and baseball collectibles
Catching a possible Shakespeare thief, honoring a legacy of political collectibles, a record for Beatles memorabilia and the end of a Yankees era make recent antiques and collectibles news, while a work by a female painter fetches record prices in the contemporary-art market.
Yankee Stadium collectibles baseball card set a must, must-have
Baseball’s most legendary stage, Yankee Stadium, will be shutting its doors for the final time at the end of the 2008 season.
Superhero collectibles, designer’s art collection, high-scoring Yankees memorabilia
Spidey and Superman collectibles to go under the hammer, Yankees memorabilia sell for memorable prices, a lovestruck guy gets busted for buying antiques dolls
Lights, camera, bid!
Baseball Collectibles, Media Hype? Bring It On for Higher Prices
The baseball-card market can be difficult to predict sometimes, as I pointed out in my investment strategies .
Art and Antiques Auctions—A Brief History
While art has been around since the dawn of humankind, buying and selling art and antiques at auctions is a phenomenon only a few centuries old.
Rosa Parks’ hats, James Brown’s curlers, a Nelson Mandela stamp and buying art on cruise ships
The antiques, collectibles and art news swung from singer James Brown’s hair curlers, a stamp honoring freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, civil-rights heroine Rosa Parks’ hats to the last in a series of U.S. coins saluting the judiciary and a warning about buying art on cruise ships.
Collectibles from the civil-rights pillar who would not move
Antiques Alamo sword, bad guy’s briefcase & collectibles, rare bills not for deposit
In collectibles, antiques and art news, an Alamo sword and the personal effects of a notorious outlaw hit the auction block, a bank returns valuable rare bills to its customer, a stolen Renaissance masterpiece is sold and a distinctive Babe Ruth home-run ball goes up for sale for the first time.
Wild West Antiques and Militaria
Becoming an Auction Aficionado
Whether you are just starting an antiques and collectibles collection, adding to an existing collection or the veteran, die-hard bargain hunter, auctions are the perfect venue.
The Neophyte, The Uninitiated, Baptism by Total Immersion
A WWII bunker, mixed big-ticket auction results and a huge antiques fair
Discovery of a WWII bunker off the coast of Denmark, different outcomes for similar contemporary art auctions in London, and a big antiques fair.
Militaria-Filled WWII Bunker Discovered in Denmark